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WSP Solicitors and Allsorts Gloucestershire Charity Partnership comes to an end, after 2 years.
After what has been one of the strangest years for both WSP Solicitors and charity partner Allsorts Gloucestershire, their charity partnership is now at an end after a successful 2-years working together.
2020 meant that everyone needed to adapt old ways of working to allow new ones to form. This did unfortunately mean that some of the more traditional fundraising events could not go ahead.
Over the 2-year partnership WSP Solicitors were able to raise an amount of £3,117 in donations as well as donating over 50 toys at Christmas 2019, which were given out as gifts or kept by Allsorts to become part of their “Toy Library” to be enjoyed again and again by members of the charity.
Marketing Manager Silas Miller said “It has been brilliant working with Rosa and the team from Allsorts Gloucestershire over the last 2 years. Although the pandemic has brought some challenges along the way, WSP are really proud of what we have been able to achieve together and wish Allsorts all the very best with the future”.
Rosa Barratt, Head of Development at Allsorts looked back on the partnership, saying “We have been so grateful for all the support WSP has shown us over the last 2 years. They’ve been up for anything – with sponsorship of our 10th Anniversary, firewalks and our Christmas Appeal. They have been so lovely to work alongside and having the 2 year partnership has meant we could really get to know each other.
Over the last 24 months we have developed a lot as an organisation, with 2019 being our 10th year officially registered as a charity. In 2019/20 we provided fun extra-curricular activities for over 375 young people with additional needs across Gloucestershire and support for their families.
Our profile has grown too and this had undoubtedly been helped by relationships such as our partnership with WSP. Thank you to all the employees and clients who have been on the journey with us!”
Allsorts Member Debbie Bullock and her daughter Gemma said:
“We have been members of Allsorts for over 11 years ago. We joined looking to form friendships and share experiences with other families. Allsorts has been a great resource of support and information to help us progress through our journey. As Gemma has grown up she’s attended youth club enabling her independence and helping her make friends.
More recently she’s been to multi-sports club, RUSH skate park and is a regular at boccia club. These are all accessible to Gemma as a wheelchair user and fully inclusive. What’s important to her is being with friends whilst doing something enjoyable.
Gemma says “I like seeing friends at Allsorts youth club. I like race running and boccia. Fun. Happy.”
WSP Solicitors are excited to be launching their new 2-year partnership with The Cotswolds Dogs and Cats home soon, so watch this space for more information.